[ejabberd] ejabberd and Active Directory authentication

James Tait james.tait at morse.com
Fri Aug 27 12:37:01 MSD 2004

Hi Leif,

> NB! You need use SASL+GSSAPI+Kerbeos (probably with RC4 
> support) to talk to an active-directory server. Good stuff 
> here if you need details:
> 	ftp://kalamazoolinux.org/pub/pdf/ldapv3.pdf
> The problem is of course that ejabberd doesn't have a GSSAPI 
> sasl mech.
> Imho we need that anyway for xmpp sasl support. It might be 
> necessary to cobble together an external sasl framewok using 
> cyrus-sasl or gnu sasl to achieve this goal.

Thanks for this, I'll have a read and see what I can come up with.


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